Earth and Space Formation of Rocks, Soils, and Fossils

Earth and Space Formation of Rocks, Soils, and Fossils

Term Definition
Fossil the remains of a plant or animal that lived long ago
Soil a material made up of tiny pieces of weathered rock
Sedimentary Rock rock that forms when sediments are pressed together
Humus decaying plant and animals materials in the soil
Loam soil rich in nutrients that is good for plant growth
Soil Texture the size of soil particles
Clay materials made of very small grains of minerals

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